Originally published in The Huffington Post My date isn’t listening to a word I’m saying. It’s not that he’s not paying attention; he’s looking straight into my eyes. But he can’t hear me. He’s thinking about how he’s attracted to me and enjoying our conversation, surprising himself. He hadn’t expected to be this smitten; I [...]
It’s always a thrill to work with the team at NBC New York Weekend Today in NY. This time, I was asked to share gift giving tips for kids not-your-own. The segment had been clipped because of some breaking news, but we had a lot of fun nonetheless!
I am so proud to announce that my second book, OTHERHOOD: Modern Women Finding a New Kind of Happiness (Seal Press / Penguin Canada) is coming soon! Otherhood is the story of so many women of my generation, the daughters of the modern feminist movement, who expected to have the social, economic and political equality [...]
A response to the August 12, 2013 Time magazine cover story: A Childfree Life. First published in Huffington Post. Then in PsychologyToday.com. Now here…. Aashna, a single 43-year-old marketing director for an international jewelry designer, looked down at her glass of Cabernet Sauvignon with a familiar melancholy I’ve seen before. “I absolutely don’t want to [...]
When I launched Savvy Auntie five years ago, my first mission was to change the way we look at aunts in America today. Often imagined as a relic of a generations past, the term ‘aunt’ conjured up an image more “Auntique” than that of a modern, cosmopolitan woman. That’s not to say I didn’t appreciate [...]
Originally posted on Huffington Post Women Jessica, an acquaintance, had unsolicited advice for me. When we bumped into each other on the street, she shared that she had recently become engaged. “I went to everything! Every party, every event, even the ones I thought would be awful. And then I met Matthew at a [...]
Join me on July 20 for the 2nd Annual St Barth Hamptons Gala in Bridgehampton, NY! The event is sponsored by Social Life Magazine – where I will be featured in the July 20 issue – and St. Barth Tourism. It’s hosted by the one and only Molly Sims with lots of other influential guests [...]
My first cover! Thank you GEM Magazine Long Island for featuring me on the cover of your summer issue! To read the full story, go to http://www.gemmagazineli.com/ Or pick up your copy in Long Island all summer long!
On a snowy morning in Montreal, when I was four, not-quite-five, I was struggling to put on my big red rubber boots. My mother sat nearby and watched me, as I finally succeeded, enabling my independence. “I can’t wait until I turn five!” I said with pride for my accomplishment, knowing there would be more [...]
My latest post for Huffington Post Women I want to be a mother. I know what some of you may say: Have a baby on your own; adopt; foster. And a few of you may say: Sorry, lady, you should have thought of that earlier. You’re just too old. But I want to be [...]